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Welcome to Practicing Anthropology

Thank you for visiting the Practicing Anthropology blog. This is an interactive space for anthropologists, the people we work with, and others, where we encourage communication, comments, resource sharing and collaboration. This blog serves as a companion to the journal Practicing Anthropology. See our instructions for authors to find out how to submit your work… Continue reading Welcome to Practicing Anthropology

Anthropology Students, Food, Upcoming Issue

Making Learning Palatable during COVID-19: Learning Through Food

In anticipation of the upcoming Summer 2022 issue of Practicing Anthropology (available July 1st), we're sharing a special contribution from Dr. Pamela Runestad and the students in her Eating Through the Pandemic course. Keep reading to learn about the class and download a PDF of their collaborative cookbook. Dr. Runestad's article, "Making Learning Palatable during… Continue reading Making Learning Palatable during COVID-19: Learning Through Food

About Us, Welcome

Welcome to Our New Editorial Team Member!

We are excited to welcome Clara Beccaro as the newest member of Practicing Anthropology's Editorial Team! Clara Beccaro is PhD student in anthropology at the New School for Social Research, originally from France but currently a white settler in Manahata, Lenapehoking. Clara’s research focuses on bodily integrity and risk-taking in contemporary France, examined through the… Continue reading Welcome to Our New Editorial Team Member!

COVID-19, Current Issue

Spring 2022 issue out now!

Check out the latest issue of Practicing Anthropology, LANDSCAPES OF ANTHROPOLOGY: MAPPING, DESIGN, AND HEALTH! Table of Contents for the Spring 2022 Issue: Images throughout the issue continue our documentation of pandemic signage during times that seem permanent but will undoubtedly pass. Below: Pandemic Signage in Puerto Rico 2022

Current Issue

Writing as a Form of Practice: Check out the latest issue of Practicing Anthropology

Welcome to a new year! The Winter 2022 issue of Practicing Anthropology, is now available. Authors in this issue reflect on the publication process, writing for a popular audience, the need to resist monolingualism, and more. "Anthropologists have good ideas, and we sift through stories to find truths. We often hope that communicating those truths… Continue reading Writing as a Form of Practice: Check out the latest issue of Practicing Anthropology

COVID-19, Social Media

Keeping the Ball Rolling: Campus-Community Partnerships for Disaster Preparedness During COVID-19

This post accompanies three pieces in the current issue of Practicing Anthropology that describe a campus-community partnership between Japantown Prepared (a community based organization) and San José State University. Check out the Fall 2021 issue to read more! By Gabbie Fall Japantown Prepared is a community-based disaster preparedness organization and Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)… Continue reading Keeping the Ball Rolling: Campus-Community Partnerships for Disaster Preparedness During COVID-19

Upcoming Issue

Fall issue on the way: Anthropology in the Moment

As we enter the final season of what has been another year of highs and lows, we are excited to share with you the Fall 2021 issue of Practicing Anthropology (available in October). This issue's authors reflect on the past and offer insight into what is to come. Below, we’ve pulled together a selection of… Continue reading Fall issue on the way: Anthropology in the Moment

Current Issue

An Interview with Anuli Akanegbu about Podcasting and BLACK IRLTM in the summer issue of Practicing Anthropology

Check out this interview in our summer issue with anthropology PhD student and podcaster Anuli Akanegbu. You will definitely want to listen to Anuli's podcast and read about the podcasting process. Anuli also provides podcasting training sessions on a consulting basis. About the podcast and the project from the summer issue of Practicing Anthropology BLK IRLTM website… Continue reading An Interview with Anuli Akanegbu about Podcasting and BLACK IRLTM in the summer issue of Practicing Anthropology

Current Issue

Check out the wonderful work of Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Beaders featured in the current summer issue of Practicing Anthropology

Creating a Zoom Community: Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Beaders Inspire Each Other to Make Art during the Pandemicby Gwendolyn Saul The pandemic halted conferences and meetings in person, including the annual gathering of Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) beadworkers at the International Iroquois Beadwork Conference. The group began gathering online via zoom to catch up with each other, share completed… Continue reading Check out the wonderful work of Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Beaders featured in the current summer issue of Practicing Anthropology